Hungry Huskies: UConn's Road to Redemption

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Against All Odds

Just like University of Connecticut Huskies star senior guard Shabazz Napier (pictured) stuck it to the competition all tournament long, he made sure to throw a few darts at the NCAA as well. “Ladies and gentlemen, you’re looking at the hungry Huskies!” Napier proclaimed live on CBS on the championship podium just minutes after his UConn clinched the national title Monday night. "This is what happens when you ban us, last year, two years, we worked so hard for it, two years!" Yes, it’s been a long road back for UConn after the NCAA banned it from post-season play last year due to poor academics. Click on to get a look at the journey the Huskies took to become college basketball's top dogs again. The champs are back! (Photo: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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